Andouille Sausage Chicken and Rice. A one pot dish with chicken, Andouille sausage, vegetables, and rice. Quick, easy, and the whole family will love it.
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Andouille Sausage Chicken and Rice

A one pot dish with chicken, Andouille sausage, vegetables, and rice. Quick, easy, and the whole family will love it.
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Sausage Chicken and Rice
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 402kcal

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1.5 pounds chicken breasts cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon lemon herb seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Rice, Vegetables, and Andouille Sausage

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 green pepper diced
  • 1 yellow pepper diced
  • 6 ounces andouille sausage I used two links cut into about 1/4" slices
  • 2 cups long grain white rice
  • 1.25 teaspoons saffron
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup chunky salsa

Instructions

Chicken

  • In a small bowl mix together chili powder, lemon herb seasoning, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Add chicken and stir until chicken is thoroughly coated.
  • Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook until pieces are almost cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove chicken from pot and set aside.

Rice, Vegetables, and Andouille Sausage

  • Heat another tbsp of olive oil in the same pot. Then, add onion, garlic, green pepper, and yellow pepper. Saute for about 3 minutes.
  • Add andouille sausage and saute for another 3 minutes.
  • Then, add rice, saffron, cumin, oregano, paprika, chicken broth, and salsa. Stir until well mixed.
  • Add chicken with it's juices and stir again until well combined.
  • Cover pot and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 30 minutes (or until liquid is absorbed), stirring halfway through cooking time.

Nutrition

Calories: 402kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 954mg | Potassium: 710mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 435IU | Vitamin C: 50.7mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1.8mg